UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news Kohl's Cares supports UC Davis Children's Hospital's trauma prevention efforts http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9094/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9094 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2014) - The UC Davis Injury and Trauma Prevention Program has received a grant for $285,292 from Kohl’s Cares® to support its child and adolescent injury prevention efforts in the Sacramento area. Kohl’s will formally present the donation at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital free community concert on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. Since 2005, Kohl’s has donated more than $2.2 million to UC Davis Children’s Hospital to support its children’s health initiatives. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9094 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-07-28T00:00:00Z Media advisory: UC Davis School of Medicine welcomes new class of future physicians http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9138/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9138 (July 25, 2014) - 110 new medical students who make up the Class of 2018 will be officially welcomed to the UC Davis School of Medicine at an official ceremony known as “Induction.” The event marks the first step in the students’ medical training. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9138 Susan Mar 2014-07-25T00:00:00Z Walmart and Sam's Club fundraiser creates miracles http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9128/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9128 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 25, 2014) - Walmart and Sam’s club customers and members were encouraged to “put your money where the miracles are,” during its six-week annual miracle balloon campaign from May 1-June 13. Mostly one dollar at a time, UC Davis Children's Hospital partnered with 62 locations across the Sacramento Region to raise $433,812, raising over $3 million since the partnership began to help provide help patient visits for more than 74,000 kids each year. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9128 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-07-25T00:00:00Z Program succeeds in supporting women faculty at UC Davis School of Medicine http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9127/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9127 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 25, 2014) - A program that supports the professional development of female faculty at the UC Davis School of Medicine has been recognized as a model for other institutions seeking to address challenges facing female faculty. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9127 David Ong 2014-07-25T00:00:00Z Neither gender nor parenthood force doctors to leave surgery training http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9135/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9135 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 24, 2014) - While having children or being female is often thought to be linked with the decision to leave a general surgery residency, this is not true, according to a 10-year evaluation of UC Davis residents. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9135 Karen Finney 2014-07-24T00:00:00Z Experiences at every stage of life contribute to cognitive abilities in old age http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9136/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9136 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 24, 2014) - Early life experiences, such as childhood socioeconomic status and literacy, may have greater influence on the risk of cognitive impairment late in life than such demographic characteristics as race and ethnicity, a large study by researchers with the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center and the University of Victoria, Canada, has found. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9136 Phyllis Brown 2014-07-24T00:00:00Z Community invited to UC Davis Children's Hospital's free summer concert http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9098/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9098 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 24, 2014) - The young and the young at heart are invited to a free outdoor summer concert featuring music by Sacramento dance band Hip Service, a special player appearance from the Sacramento Republic FC, entertainment from the Radio Disney Road Crew and a kids zone. The event is presented by UC Davis Children’s Hospital and co-hosted by the UC Davis Health System Community Advisory Board and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9098 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-07-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis eye surgeon receives Castroviejo Medal from the Cornea Society http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9130/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9130 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 24, 2014) - Mark J. Mannis, professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science and director of the UC Davis Eye Center, has received the Castroviejo Medal from the Cornea Society for his significant contributions in the field of cornea and anterior segment surgery. The medal, named in honor of Ramon Castroviejo, the father of modern corneal transplant surgery and the inspiration for the founding of the Cornea Society, is the society's highest honor.    Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9130 Carole Gan 2014-07-24T00:00:00Z Saric receives Janet Gordon Armour M.D., Scholarship http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9129/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9129 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 23, 2014) - UC Davis medical student Suzana Saric has been selected to receive the 2014-15 Janet Gordon Armour, M.D., Scholarship, which benefits an outstanding first-year female student pursuing primary care medicine. The award, established in 1997, honors Janet Gordon Armour, a 1978 graduate of the UC Davis School of Medicine. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9129 Carole Gan 2014-07-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis study researches potential link to care for mothers battling depression: their child's pediatrician http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9123/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9123 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 21, 2014) - Pediatricians will screen mothers for depression in a new research study conducted at UC Davis Children's Hospital. The grant is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9123 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-07-21T00:00:00Z MIND Institute researchers seek infants for study on early signs of autism and ADHD http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9115/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9115 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 18, 2014) - UC Davis MIND Institute researchers are seeking participants for a new study that will examine the early development of infants who have an older sibling with autism spectrum disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or who are developing typically. In an effort to detect the earliest signs of developmental problems, the researchers will test a new online screening measure that uses videos to help parents track their infants’ development. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9115 Phyllis Brown 2014-07-18T00:00:00Z School of Medicine earns renewed accreditation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9122/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9122 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 18, 2014) - The nation’s accrediting authority for M.D. programs has voted to continue accreditation of the UC Davis School of Medicine. The renewed status by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) follows a lengthy systematic review of the school as well as a site visit earlier this year. It provides UC Davis with a new eight-year term. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9122 Susan Mar 2014-07-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis researcher receives NSFC grant to find new gastric cancer genes http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9120/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9120 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 18, 2014) - No Stomach for Cancer Foundation (NSFC) has awarded cancer geneticist Luis Carvajal-Carmona a $50,000 grant to study the genetic characteristics of gastric cancer. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9120 Susan Mar 2014-07-18T00:00:00Z 'Support cells' in brain play important role in Down syndrome http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9116/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9116 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 18, 2014) - Researchers from UC Davis School of Medicine and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California have identified a group of cells in the brain that they say plays an important role in the abnormal neuron development in Down syndrome. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9116 Susan Mar 2014-07-18T00:00:00Z Medicare reimbursement for surgical procedures poorly reflects reality http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9113/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9113 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 17, 2014) - The current system used to determine Medicare payments for surgeries — called relative value units, or RVUs — poorly correlates with the actual work involved in procedures, new research from UC Davis has found. The authors of the study, which will be published in the August issue of the Journal of Surgical Research, call for a more objective system for determining the value of work done by surgeons. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9113 Karen Finney 2014-07-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health System earns 2014 'Most Wired' designation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9111/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9111 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 17, 2014) - For the fourth consecutive year, UC Davis Health System has earned “Most Wired” status as one of the nation’s health leaders in information technology. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9111 Susan Mar 2014-07-17T00:00:00Z Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis receives one of initial Future of Nursing Scholars grants to prepare doctoral nurses http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9110/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9110 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 16, 2014) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis is one of only 14 nursing schools nationwide to receive the first grants from a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) program to increase the number nurses with Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9110 Susan Mar 2014-07-16T00:00:00Z Neural stem cell discovery may aid in treatment research for deafness http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9106/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9106 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 15, 2014) - Researchers at UC Davis School of Medicine have for the first time shown that a polysialylated glycoprotein that regulates neurodevelopment exists on the surface of cells in the adult inner ear. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9106 Susan Mar 2014-07-15T00:00:00Z U.S. News' ranks UC Davis Medical Center programs among the nation's best http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9099/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9099 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 15, 2014) - UC Davis Medical Center has ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals for 2014-15 in 10 adult medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, released July 15, recognize hospitals that excel in treating patients with the most serious and challenging injuries and illnesses. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9099 Carole Gan 2014-07-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis professor receives award to develop preventive treatment for autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9103/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9103 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 14, 2014) - The Hartwell Foundation has presented an Individual Biomedical Research Award to Professor Judy A. Van de Water of the University of California, Davis, recognizing research that could affect nearly one in every four cases of autism among children in the U.S. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9103 2014-07-14T00:00:00Z New combination drug controls tumor growth and metastasis in mice http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9105/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9105 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 14, 2014) - Researchers at UC Davis, University of Massachusetts and Harvard Medical School have created a combination drug that controls both tumor growth and metastasis. By combining a COX-2 inhibitor, similar to Celebrex, and an epoxide hydrolase (sEH) inhibitor, the drug controls angiogenesis (blood vessel formation), limiting a tumor’s ability to grow and spread. The study appears today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9105 Dorsey Griffith 2014-07-14T00:00:00Z Pancreatic surgery complications impact hospital costs more than length of stay http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8695/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8695 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 10, 2014) - When it comes to a specific type of pancreatic surgery, post-operative complications have a far greater impact on total cost than does how long the patient stays in the hospital, according to a published paper by UC Davis researchers. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8695 Dorsey Griffith 2014-07-10T00:00:00Z Minor head injury not reason enough for CT scan in children http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9091/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9091 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 7, 2014) - A nationwide study of more than 40,000 children evaluated in hospital emergency departments for head trauma found that if children had only loss of consciousness, and no other signs or symptoms related to the head trauma, they are very unlikely to have sustained serious brain injuries. Children who have only isolated loss of consciousness after head trauma do not routinely require computed tomography (CT) scans of the head, reported researchers from UC Davis Health System and Boston Children’s Hospital.  Mon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9091 Charles Casey 2014-07-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital receives Excellence in Life Support Award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9082/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9082 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 7, 2014) - UC Davis Children's Hospital has received the Excellence in Life Support Award from the international Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) for its Extracorporeal Life Support Program. The program provides lifesaving support for failing organ systems in infants, children and, in some cases, adults. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9082 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-07-07T00:00:00Z Dr. Michael Buonocore, professor of radiology, dies at 59 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9065/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9065 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 3, 2014) - Michael H. Buonocore, a professor in the UC Davis Department of Radiology for 27 years, died of cancer on June 21. He was 59. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9065 David Ong 2014-07-03T00:00:00Z Sac Republic FC fans donate art supplies, toys to UC Davis Child Life Department http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9077/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9077 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 2, 2014) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department collected more than 600 art supplies and toy donations at the Sacramento Republic FC game on June 7 at Hughes Stadium. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9077 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-07-02T00:00:00Z Sickle cell drug passes early phase trial http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9061/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9061 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 2, 2014) - A potentially groundbreaking investigational drug designed to treat the painful vaso-occlusive crises that are the hallmark of sickle cell disease has been found to be safe following a clinical trial at UC Davis. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9061 Dorsey Griffith 2014-07-02T00:00:00Z Galante selected as chief of trauma surgery http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9074/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9074 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 1, 2014) - Joseph Galante has been named chief of the UC Davis Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery. He previously served as the division’s trauma medical director and interim chief, in addition to serving as vice chair for education and director of the general surgery residency program for the Department of Surgery. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9074 Susan Mar 2014-07-01T00:00:00Z TinySmiles makes donation to UC Davis Children's Hospital on Tiny's third birthday http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9078/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9078 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 1, 2014) - Born in Northern California in June 2011, Tiny had the first of three planned surgeries to correct hypoplastic left heart syndrome 10 days after birth, and was treated afterward in the UC Davis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit/Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9078 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-07-01T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds videoconferencing with family, friends lowers stress for pediatric patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9057/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9057 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 30, 2014) - To ease isolation during extended hospitalizations, UC Davis Children’s Hospital offers secure videoconferencing for patients and families. While anecdotal accounts have suggested the Family-Link program enhances quality of life during long hospital stays, clinicians wondered if the technology also offered clinical benefits. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9057 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-06-30T00:00:00Z Six medical students on speedier pathway to becoming primary care physicians http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9071/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9071 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 27, 2014) - Medical school started early and quickly for six brand new first-year students.  The School of Medicine, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente Northern California, recently welcomed its first group of students into the Accelerated Competency-based Education in Primary Care (ACE-PC) program. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9071 Susan Mar 2014-06-27T00:00:00Z Surgical biopsy proves safe for selected late-stage lung cancer patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9062/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9062 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2014) - Researchers at UC Davis have determined that surgical biopsies can be safely performed on select patients with late-stage non-small cell lung cancer, which should enhance their access to drugs that target specific genetic mutations such as epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9062 Dorsey Griffith 2014-06-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing professor named to prestigious nursing academy fellowship http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9070/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9070 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2014) - The American Academy of Nursing announced this week that Debra Bakerjian, an assistant adjunct professor and senior director for nurse practitioner and physician assistant clinical education and practice at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, was selected as one of 168 nurse leaders nationwide for fellowship in the prestigious academy. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9070 Susan Mar 2014-06-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis offers same-day surgeries in Davis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9068/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9068 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 25, 2014) - Orthopaedic surgeons based at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento are performing some outpatient surgeries and procedures in Davis as part of a new affiliation with the Davis Surgery Center. The location provides a convenient alternative for same-day surgery patients who reside in Yolo County. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9068 Susan Mar 2014-06-25T00:00:00Z Cancer Center's specialty pharmacy program helps patients adhere to oral chemotherapy http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9063/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9063 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 24, 2014) - A UC Davis program designed to better manage cancer patients taking oral chemotherapy drugs has demonstrated that one-on-one counseling, education and monitoring can improve adherence to potentially life-saving cancer treatments. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9063 Dorsey Griffith 2014-06-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute study finds association between maternal exposure to agricultural pesticides, autism in offspring http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8978/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8978 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 22, 2014) - Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. The associations were stronger when the exposures occurred during the second and third trimesters of the women’s pregnancies. [en español] Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8978 Phyllis Brown 2014-06-22T00:00:00Z UC Davis professor highlighted in Parkinson's Disease documentary http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9054/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9054 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 19, 2014) - UC Davis Assistant Professor of Neurology Norika Mahado-Chang is featured in a new documentary, “ViewFinder: Living with Parkinson’s,” premiering at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 25 on KVIE. The film offers a look at the lives of individuals in the Sacramento region who are afflicted by the debilitating disease and their caregivers. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9054 Phyllis Brown 2014-06-19T00:00:00Z Groundbreaking lung cancer trial launched http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9043/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9043 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 16, 2014) - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center patients will soon be part of an unprecedented clinical trial designed to improve access to promising therapies and speed development of effective treatments for an advanced form of lung cancer, the leading cancer killer of both men and women. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9043 Susan Mar 2014-06-16T00:00:00Z Third-year pediatric resident presents poster at European Society for Infectious Diseases meeting http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9032/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9032 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 13, 2014) - Elizabeth Partridge, a third-year pediatric resident at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, was invited to attend the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) meeting last month in Dublin, Ireland, to share her poster project on the effectiveness of early transition from IV to oral antibiotic therapy in the treatment of deep wound infections after scoliosis surgery. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9032 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-06-13T00:00:00Z First class of UC Davis doctoral nurses graduate http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9045/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9045 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 13, 2014) - For the first time, eight Doctor of Philosophy students collected degrees through the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis this graduation season, along with 24 Master of Science students and six nurse practitioner and 24 physician assistant certificate graduates. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9045 Susan Mar 2014-06-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center receives echocardiography accreditation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9035/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9035 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 12, 2014) - UC Davis Medical Center has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in echocardiography in three areas by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). Thu, 12 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9035 David Ong 2014-06-12T00:00:00Z Fungal protein found to cross blood-brain barrier http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9030/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9030 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 11, 2014) - In a remarkable series of experiments on a fungus that causes cryptococcal meningitis, a deadly infection of the membranes that cover the spinal cord and brain, investigators at UC Davis have isolated a protein that appears to be responsible for the fungus’ ability to cross from the bloodstream into the brain. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9030 Carole Gan 2014-06-11T00:00:00Z UC Davis faculty share cancer research innovation with partners in Madrid http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9033/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9033 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 11, 2014) - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers take center stage this week in Madrid during the second in a series of workshops designed to enhance cultural, academic, scientific and business relations between UC Davis and Madrid. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9033 Susan Mar 2014-06-11T00:00:00Z Telehealth improves forensic examinations for sexual abuse http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9026/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9026 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 10, 2014) - Researchers at UC Davis and other facilities have shown that telehealth consultations for clinicians at rural hospitals improve their ability to provide forensic examinations for sexual abuse. Published in the journal Child Abuse & Neglect, the study showed that clinicians with access to expert UC Davis nurses provided more thorough and nuanced exams, improving their ability to gather evidence and to make an accurate diagnosis. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9026 Jennette Carrick 2014-06-10T00:00:00Z Violent crimes could be prevented if felony charges were reduced less often, study finds http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9029/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9029 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 10, 2014) - A UC Davis study comparing violent misdemeanor convictions with their original criminal charges has found that subsequent violent crimes could be prevented if criminal charges were reduced less often during plea bargaining. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9029 Carole Gan 2014-06-10T00:00:00Z U.S. News & World Report ranks UC Davis Children's Hospital among the nation's best http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9013/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9013 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2014) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s top hospitals in four pediatric subspecialties. Together with Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California, its longstanding partner in caring for children with burns, spinal cord injuries, urological issues and orthopaedic disorders. UC Davis ranked 22nd in orthopaedics and 47th in urology. UC Davis also ranked 23rd in nephrology and 28th in neonatology.   Mon, 09 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9013 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-06-09T00:00:00Z Medical center receives "Zero Hero Award" for avoidance of early deliveries http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9021/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9021 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2014) - UC Davis Medical Center has received the Zero Hero Award from Patient Safety First for having no early elective baby deliveries for 15 consecutive months. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9021 David Ong 2014-06-09T00:00:00Z Local health professionals invited to educational workshop about sex trafficking http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9023/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9023 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 6, 2014) - Concerned with increasing news reports of human trafficking in the Sacramento region, UC Davis School of Nursing professors developed a training workshop for area health professionals in hopes of helping practitioners better identify, and then support, victims of sex trafficking. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9023 Susan Mar 2014-06-06T00:00:00Z Carter to discuss schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in webinar http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9022/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9022 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 6, 2014) - Fri, 06 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9022 Phyllis Brown 2014-06-06T00:00:00Z Mannis and Jerant recognized for outstanding achievement and teaching http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9012/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9012 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 5, 2014) - Two UC Davis School of Medicine faculty members were recognized with the Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award and the C. John Tupper Prize for Excellence in Teaching during the school’s commencement ceremony on May 29. The Williams Award went to Mark Mannis, professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, and the Tupper Prize was given to Anthony Jerant, professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9012 David Ong 2014-06-05T00:00:00Z Restoring trust in VA health care http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9011/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9011 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 4, 2014) - In the wake of recent revelations of overly long patient wait times and systematic manipulation and falsification of reported wait time data, UC Davis and Harvard public policy leaders believe the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health-care system’s problems can be fixed by strong leadership, greater transparency and reforms that refocus the organization on its primary mission of providing timely access to consistently high-quality care. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9011 Susan Mar 2014-06-04T00:00:00Z UC Davis Child Life collects donations at June 7 Sac Republic FC game http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9002/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9002 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 3, 2014) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will be collecting art supplies and toy donations at the June 7 Sacramento Republic FC game at Hughes Stadium. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9002 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-06-03T00:00:00Z Tarantal receives 2014 School of Medicine Research Award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8991/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8991 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 30, 2014) - Alice Tarantal, professor of cell biology and human anatomy, has received the 2014 UC Davis School of Medicine Research Award. Fri, 30 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8991 David Ong 2014-05-30T00:00:00Z UC Davis study supports the use of bone-stabilizing devices for sternal repairs http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9000/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9000 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 30, 2014) - Devices made of metal plates and screws that can precisely align and stabilize fractured bones as they heal can safely and effectively repair the sternum, according to a review of UC Davis surgeries published in the May issue of the Annals of Plastic Surgery. Fri, 30 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/9000 Susan Mar 2014-05-30T00:00:00Z Schivo, Zeki recognized for clinical and research leadership with 2014 Joan Oettinger Memorial Award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8992/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8992 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 30, 2014) - Michael Schivo and Amir Zeki, faculty members in the Department of Internal Medicine, are the recipients of the UC Davis School of Medicine’s 2014 Joan Oettinger Memorial Award. Fri, 30 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8992 David Ong 2014-05-30T00:00:00Z Local solar company donates 1,800 teddy bears to UC Davis Children's Hospital patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8994/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8994 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 29, 2014) - Local solar technology company, SMA America, donated 1,800 teddy bears to benefit sick and injured children at UC Davis Children’s Hospital this week. Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8994 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-05-29T00:00:00Z James Marcin elected to the American Telemedicine Association's College of Fellows http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8993/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8993 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 29, 2014) - James Marcin, interim head of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at UC Davis Children's Hospital, has been elected one of three new members of distinction to the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) College of Fellows this month. Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8993 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-05-29T00:00:00Z Carter to be featured in statewide mental health documentary http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8982/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8982 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 29, 2014) - Cameron Carter, professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, will be featured in “A Choice to Heal: Mental Health in California,” a new documentary that explores groundbreaking approaches to prevention and early intervention for Californians with mental illnessess. Hosted by actress Mariel Hemingway, the program will air on Saturday, May 31 from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on television station KOVR 13 in Sacramento. Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8982 Phyllis Brown 2014-05-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis professor selected to work with international team on cancer http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8990/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8990 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 29, 2014) - Paramita Ghosh, a UC Davis associate professor and expert in signal transduction pathways in prostate cancer, has been selected as one of 350 scientists to work on a project that aims to reduce public exposure to environmental agents that can lead to cancer and that hopes to inspire research into multi-faceted approaches to cancer prevention, treatment and prolonged survival. Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8990 Susan Mar 2014-05-29T00:00:00Z 96 medical students set to become physicians http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8979/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8979 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 28, 2014) - Ninety-six medical students soon will put “Dr.” in front of their names following the 2014 commencement ceremonies at UC Davis School of Medicine. Wed, 28 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8979 Susan Mar 2014-05-28T00:00:00Z June MIND Institute Distinguished Lecture to address adult treatments for neurodevelopmental disorders http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8975/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8975 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 28, 2014) - Alcino J. Silva, an internationally respected professor of neurobiology, psychiatry and psychology and director of the Integrative Center for Learning and Memory at UCLA, will discuss “Mechanisms and Adult Treatments for Neurodevelopmental Disorders” during the June UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series presentation. Wed, 28 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8975 Phyllis Brown 2014-05-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis and Orbis partner in telemedicine initiative to treat, prevent blindness http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8972/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8972 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 22, 2014) - Today, UC Davis Health System and Orbis International, a leading global non-governmental organization (NGO) that works to eliminate avoidable blindness, signed an agreement of cooperation that will expand the use of telemedicine technology to help treat and prevent blindness in the developing world. Thu, 22 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8972 Susan Mar 2014-05-22T00:00:00Z MIND Institute celebrates 22q at the Zoo Worldwide Awareness Day http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8945/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8945 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 20, 2014) - The UC Davis MIND Institute on May 18 participated in 22q at the Zoo Worldwide Awareness Day to increase knowledge of chromosome 22q11.2 deletion/duplication syndrome. Tue, 20 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8945 Phyllis Brown 2014-05-20T00:00:00Z Blue Oaks Elementary School walks for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8958/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8958 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 20, 2014) - Blue Oaks Elementary School in Roseville had its 10th annual Walk-a-thon this month to support the school and raise money for UC Davis Children’s Hospital. With only a week and a half to prepare, the school raised almost $13,000. About $7,000 will go toward UC Davis Children’s Hospital to benefit sick and injured children. Tue, 20 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8958 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-05-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing leader tapped for White House advisory group http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8960/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8960 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2014) - Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Founding Dean Heather M. Young serves as the only nurse leader on the 14-member Systems Engineering for Healthcare Working Group of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). Mon, 19 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8960 Susan Mar 2014-05-19T00:00:00Z MIND Institute slates annual Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8951/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8951 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2014) - The UC Davis MIND Institute holds the annual Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Research to Practice on Friday, Aug. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UC Davis Alumni Center. The daylong conference offers nine seminars on a broad array of subjects delivered by some of the world’s leading experts on neurodevelopmental disabilities. Thu, 15 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8951 Phyllis Brown 2014-05-15T00:00:00Z Different approaches needed to control cardiovascular disease risks for those with HIV http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8948/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8948 SACRAMENTO (May 14, 2014) - Even if treated, hypertension and high cholesterol are common for people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), according to a new study from researchers at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt hospitals in New York and the University of California, Davis. Wed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8948 Susan Mar 2014-05-14T00:00:00Z Nutrition for a Healthy Brain topic of next Alzheimer's Disease Center lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8943/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8943 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2014) - A pioneer in understanding the dietary risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive aging will address “Nutrition for a Healthy Brain” during the next UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center Distinguished Lecturer Series presentation. Wed, 14 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8943 Phyllis Brown 2014-05-14T00:00:00Z Tailored intervention has low impact on colorectal cancer screening http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8940/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8940 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 12, 2014) - Colorectal cancer screening saves lives, but too few people get tested. In an effort to increase these numbers,researchers from UC Davis and elsewhere investigated whether an individualized interactive multimedia computer program (IMCP) would spur patients to get screened. Mon, 12 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8940 Dorsey Griffith 2014-05-12T00:00:00Z Kidney transplant recipients meet their donors for the first time http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8935/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8935 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2014) - In a rare and touching moment today at UC Davis Medical Center, four kidney transplant patients met the four people who gave them the gift of life. Thu, 08 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8935 Susan Mar 2014-05-08T00:00:00Z From Genes to Biology in Autism Spectrum Disorder topic of next MIND Institute lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8934/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8934 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2014) - Recent progress in understanding genetic risk of autism spectrum disorder and next steps toward a better comprehension of the genetic processes underlying autism and other disabilities with social components is the topic of the next UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series presentation. Thu, 08 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8934 Phyllis Brown 2014-05-08T00:00:00Z Study confirms mitochondrial deficits in children with autism http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8932/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8932 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2014) - Children with autism experience deficits in a type of immune cell that protects the body from infection. Called granulocytes, the cells exhibit one-third the capacity to fight infection and protect the body from invasion compared to the same cells in children who are developing normally. Thu, 08 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8932 Phyllis Brown 2014-05-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center honored with quality achievement award for stroke care http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8930/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8930 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 6, 2014) - UC Davis Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for using measures developed by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to improve care and quality of life for stroke patients. Tue, 06 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8930 Susan Mar 2014-05-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital opens recurrent MRSA clinic http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8917/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8917 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2014) - Pediatric patients with recurrent MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) can find relief at UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s new clinic. Mon, 05 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8917 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-05-05T00:00:00Z Hagerman to receive Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8919/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_8919 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 5, 2014) - Randi Jenssen Hagerman, who has devoted her life to relieving the suffering of children and families affected by fragile X syndrome and related conditions worldwide through patient care, research and teaching, will receive a Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award from the UC Davis Academic Senate. Mon, 05 May 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/8919 Phyllis Brown 2014-05-05T00:00:00Z